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Announcements: The Awakening - Plays.TV Launch Contest! (With Winners!)

By Michael Bitton on July 14, 2015

The Awakening - Plays.TV Launch Contest! (With Winners!)

MMORPG.com has partnered with Plays.tv and Grinding Gear Games (developers of Path of Exile) for a month-long giveaway event (7/10/15-8/14/15) celebrating the launch of Path of Exile: The Awakening on July 10, 2015!

Just slay your way around Wraeclast and use the Plays.tv gameplay recorder to share video highlights, and you could win this ridiculous list of stuff.

Details on entering, prizing, and winner announcements below:


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LATEST WINNERS:

July 21st's Weekly Winner: 

ShikuTeshi and his suicide build video Can the strongest of Wraeclast survive a nuke?...

What ShikuTeshi wins:

  • 200 Points
  • Premium Stash Tab Bundle
  • Skin Transfer Bundle
  • The Choice of One of Four Armour Packs (Seraph, Vampiric, Elite or Verdant)
  • Ghostflame Weapon Effect
  • Ebony Footprints Effect

 

Daily Winners (200 Points):

 

 
THE CONTEST DETAILS AND PRIZES
 
 

One Grand Prize Winner will receive:

  • 500 Path of Exile Points
  • 2x Premium Stash Tab Bundle
  • 1x Skin Transfer Bundle
  • Armor Packs: 1x Steam Powered, 1x Vampiric, 1x Arcane
  • Armor Pieces: 1x Skull Hood, 1x Arctic Skull, 1x Badge of Skulls, 1x Hussar Wings
  • Character Effects: 1x Steam Powered Portal, 1x All Dances
  • Footprints: 1x Ghost Flame Footprints, 1x Infernal Footprints
  • Alternate Skill Effects: 1x Discipline Force Field, 1x Arctic Skull Hatred, 1x Lightning Skull Wrath, 1x Infernal Skull Anger
  • Pets: 1x Lightning Scorpion
  • Weapon Effects: 1x Radiant, 1x Vampiric
  • Winner(s) announced on: 8/21/15
  • How to Enter: One entry per day that a player uploads at least one new Path of Exile video (30s to less) to Plays.tv with the hashtag #MMORPG4POE
  • Selection Process:1x Grand prize winner chosen by GGG

Two First Prize Winners will receive:

  • 300 Path of Exile Points
  • 1x Premium Stash Tab Bundle
  • 1x Skin Transfer Bundle
  • Armor Packs: 1x Vampirc, 1x Arcane
  • Armor Pieces: 1x Arctic Skull, 1x Badge of Skulls
  • Character Effects: 1x Black Hole Portal, 1x All Dances
  • Footprints: 1x Infernal Footprints
  • Alternate Skill Effects: 1x Discipline Force Field, 1x Arctic Skull Hatred
  • Pets: 1x Infernal Scorpion
  • Weapon Effects: 1x Radiant
  • Winner(s) announced on: 8/21/15
  • How to Enter:
  • One entry per day that a player uploads at least one new Path of Exile video (30s to less) to Plays.tv with the hashtag #MMORPG4POE
  • One entry per day that a Plays.tv user likes at least one Path of Exile video with the #MMORPG4POE hashtag
  • Selection Process:
  • 1x First prize winner chosen by GGG
  • 1x First prize winner chosen by random drawing (video submission entries only)

Three Second Prize Winners will receive:

  • 150 Path of Exile Points
  • 1x Premium Stash Tab Bundle
  • 1x Skin Transfer Bundle
  • Armor Packs: 1x Vampiric
  • Armor Pieces: 1x Arctic Skull, 1x Guardian Mask
  • Character Effects: 1x Orange Portal, 1x All Dances
  • Alternate Skill Effects: 1x Discipline Force Field
  • Pets: 1x Black Cat
  • Weapon Effects: 1x Vampiric, 1x Radiant
  • Winner(s) announced on: 8/21/15
  • How to Enter:
  • One entry per day that a player uploads at least one new Path of Exile video (30s to less) to Plays.tv with the hashtag #MMORPG4POE
  • One entry per day that a Plays.tv user likes at least one Path of Exile video with the #MMORPG4POE hashtag
  • Selection Process:
  • 1x Second prize winner chosen by GGG
  • 1x Second prize winner chosen by random drawing (video submission entries only)
  • 1x Second prize winner chosen by random drawing (video + like entries)

Five Weekly Winners will receive:

  • 200 Path of Exile Points
  • 1x Premium Stash Tab Bundle
  • 1x Skin Transfer Bundle
  • 1x Ebony Footprints
  • 1x Choice of armor pack: Vampiric, Seraph, Elite or Verdant
  • Week 1 Winner(s) announced on: 7/17/15
  • Week 2 Winner(s) announced on: 7/24/15
  • Week 3 Winner(s) announced on: 7/31/15
  • Week 4 Winner(s) announced on: 8/7/15
  • Week 5 Winner(s) announced on: 8/14/15
  • How to Enter:
  • One entry per day (for the respective week) that a player uploads at least one new Path of Exile video (30s to less) to Plays.tv with the hashtag #MMORPG4POE
  • One entry per day that a Plays.tv user likes at least one Path of Exile video with the #MMORPG4POE hashtag
  • Selection Process:
  • 1x Weekly winner chosen by GGG/MMORPG/Plays.tv

Two Daily Winners will receive:

  • 200 Path of Exile Points
  • Winner(s) announced on: Daily 7/10/15-8/14/15 (Monday-Friday)
  • How to Enter: Upload a new Path of Exile video (30s or less) to Plays.tv with the hashtag #MMORPG4POE.  Each days’ Winners will be selected from the videos uploaded on the previous day
  • Selection Process:
  • 2x Daily winner chosen by random drawing (video submission entries only)


Need some ideas for what kinds of videos you should submit? We’ve got you covered!  First, download the Plays.TV client and set up your account here. Once you've got it all squared away, just start capturing and uploading.  

Be sure to tag all of your entries with #MMORPG4POE!

The folks at Grinding Gear Games suggest uploading videos featuring:

  • Your character builds - Show us your favorite builds. If you have created a build guide, or your build is based upon someone else’s, make sure to include a link to the official forum post in your video's description!
  • Your hideout - Think you have mad decorating skills?  Show us a walkthrough of your hideout
  • Speed Runs - Think you have a fast clearing build? Show us!
  • RNG awesomeness - New unique items, great found or crafting rolls
  • New content - New encounters, boss fights, random funny or epic moments
  • Anything else you think others will enjoy!

Some Quick Tips to Help You Get Going!

  • Record with Plays.tv, or anything else and upload with Plays.tv
    • One the Plays.tv client
      • Go to Settings > Folders
      • OBS & Shadowplay
        • Clicking "Auto Sync" should automatically sync with OBS & Shadowplay
      • Everything else
        • Click "Find Folder"
        • Select Raptr and click the "Add Now" button
        • Select any folder with videos in it and you should be good to go
  • How to share your, or others' videos: (Note: This is not related to the event, just tips on how to share the content you create)
    • On Social media/community sites, Use the "Share" options on any Plays.tv video page. For example:
      • On Reddit: Use the "Share" options and select Reddit from the list
  • Embed Plays.tv videos on the official Path of Exile forums
    • Use the following code:
      • [playstv id="**ID**"][/playstv]
      • Replace **ID** with the Plays.tv video ID from your videos Plays.tv URL
      • http://plays.tv/video/556152ad5659ce02b0
      • [playstv id="556152ad5659ce02b0"][/playstv]

 

Michael Bitton / Michael began his career at the WarCry Network in 2005 as the site manager for several different WarCry fansite portals. In 2008, Michael worked for the startup magazine Massive Gamer as a columnist and online news editor. In June of 2009, Michael joined MMORPG.com as the site's Community Manager.